E&ES Colloquium Schedule

Fall 2021

September 14, in person in SCI058, broadcast on Zoom: Eric Williams, Professor, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Rochester Institute of Technology: "Systems perspective on modern waste challenges: Circular economy for plastic and electronic waste".

September 21, via Zoom: Karen Lloyd, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee: "The mysterious deep subsurface biosphere: What sustains one of the largest, slowest ecosystems on Earth?"

September 28, in person in SCI058, broadcast on Zoom: Isla Castaneda, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts: "Climate Variability in Eastern Africa Through a Major Faunal Transition at 550,000 to 250,000 years: Evidence from Organic Geochemical Proxies".

October 5, via Zoom: Jerry Mitrovica, Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science, Harvard University: "The Fingerprints of Sea Level Change".

October 19, via Zoom: Alton Byers: Distinguished Visiting Scholar, College of the Environment: "Garbage and Glaciers: Towards Sustainable Solid Waste Management in the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Nepal".

November 2, via Zoom: Maya E. Carrasquillo, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley: "Establishing an "engineering identity" for the pursuit of water equity in underserved communities".

November 9, via Zoom: E&ES alumni and Suzanne OConnell, Harold T. Stearns Professor of Earth Science, Professor of Integrative Sciences, Wesleyan University: "Summer opportunities: Internships, Field Camp, Research".

November 16, via Zoom: Adriane Lam, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences & Environmental Studies, Binghamton University: "Tiny Fossils, Big Currents: Pliocene Reconstruction of the Kuroshio Current Extension".

November 30, via Zoom: Alejandra C. Geiger-Ortiz, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Colby College: "Atoll Survival? Investigating the processes driving atoll island evolution through remote sensing and modeling".

Spring 2022

Wednesday, February 2, 12:20-1:10, via Zoom: James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti: "Enormous Data Sets Transformed into Rich Maps and Visualizations" (in conjunction with COE).

Wednesday, February 9, 12:20-1:10, in person: Ulyana Horodyskyj and Ricardo Pena: "Adventures in High Mountain Earth Science Research" (in conjunction with COE).

Wednesday, March 2, 12:20-1:10, in person: Diane Burko: "Visualizing Climate Change Through Abstract Painting" (in conjunction with COE).

Thursday, March 10, 12:00-1:00, in person: Senior Seminar Class Presentations.

Wednesday, March 30, 12:20-1:10, in person: Austin Lord: "Impact of 2015 Earthquake in Nepal" (in conjunction with COE).

Tuesday, April 5, 4:30, via Zoom: Jesse Tarnas '16: TBA.

Friday, April 8, time TBA, in person: Lucas Dillard and Kate Stryker: "Impacts of Road Building in Nepal" (in conjunction with COE).

Tuesday, April 12, 4:30, via Zoom: Alison Santos, E&ES postdoc: TBA.

Tuesday, April 19, 4:30, via Zoom: Jordyn-Marie Dudley, MA '18: TBA.

Tuesday, April 26, 4:30, via Zoom: Senior Honors Thesis Talks.